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  1. Tips for buying a new speaker set for my DENON AV receiver.

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello , last year i bought a new A/V receiver : DENON AVR-X2400H https://www.denon.co.uk/uk/product/homecinema/avreceiver/avrx2400h now it is time to get a new set speakers for my audio system. I use my system 50% for music and 50% for movies I would like a good speaker setup for both...
  2. Dirac Live Setup Tips

    Audio Processing
    Dirac Live Setup Tips Except where noted, the following information assumes that Dirac Live is followed by an AVR with Bass Management and that a subwoofer is in use. Do not try to use Dirac Live along with Audyssey. Use one or the other. The Dirac Live target curve for the LFE channel will...
  3. Looking for tips on Modifying Speakers

    New Member Introductions
    I have been stockpiling equipment that i have been buying from yard sales and thrift stores just because it is so cheap to do it. I had a through that maybe I should modify some of the speakers that I have and combine them with others. Has anyone else tried this successfully?
  4. Some tips for setting up a room for HT use

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I found this video today and though it might be good to post for others to watch. Post up other useful info if you have it.
  5. Sub box build tips and tricks

    DIY Audio
    Ok guys doing a basic 4 cube box for a SI HT18 and want to see what everyone does for tips and tricks when building their boxes. So let me start of with, I like to use fiberglass resin on the inside of the box at the joints for a 100% seal and joint re-enforcement. What do you guys do?
  6. I'm new to DIY and I need some tips about how to build a cardboard sub enclosure.

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Are cardboard sub enclosures any good for home theater? I'm new to DIY speakers but a cardboard enclosure seems so simple to build that I'm willing to do the job but I need some tips despite that. I need help to build an enclosure for the Dayton Audio RSS210HF-4. The specs suggest a 1.76 ft3...
  7. First measurement of HT in construction - Any tips?

    REW Forum
    Hi, this is my first measurements of my home theater that I am building. I am going to build new walls ontop of the existing ones. I can basicly do anything with the room (that isn't very expensive). Any ideas? I seem to have a strange problem with 65-100 Hz just disapearing? Is my current...
  8. Two Sub woofer set up tips?

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    So far I have really enjoyed having two subs for movies. I think it provides a better balance of sound. Does anyone have any tips on set up for two subs? I am using REW to evaluate my set up. musicguy
  9. Seeking Wisdom

    New Member Introductions
    Hey Everyone! I am in the process of launching off to free lancing in the Home Theater and Home automations. NY is my location. And I am looking for what to do's and what not to do's. Also I need suggestions in figuring out how to price labor and equipment. I believe I have an idea. I have...
  10. Tips on stopping vibration!

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Any good tips to stop vibrations in the living room space. I do get vibration from the sub on windows, pictures, furniture, etc?
  11. What Are Your Flex Duct Installation Tips

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I am going to be installing insulated flex duct in the unfinished basement (replacing the original rigid aluminum duct that was placed when house finished) for the purpose of soundproofing. I will be starting with the bedrooms and working out all the installation kinks before I move on to the...
  12. Tips for Beringer iNuke

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi guy's, I recently received my new amp and happy to finally be able to use one. To start, just one channel is used on a DIY sub, for experimentation. I read that there was no equalizing or HPF under 20hz. There supposed to be a workaround but I didn't find the actual method. My Google-fu has...
  13. Just the Facts: A/V Receiver Shopping & Tech Tips

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: HomeTheaterMagazine
  14. HTS Newsletter Tips

    Chat Box SWAMP
    Hello all! We are including a new section in the Newsletter called "HTS Tips" and I was hoping to get some input from you all. What I was hoping for was some snippets of knowledge about anything HT or HTS related - it can be related to navigating the site, doing a DIY project, etc. I would...
  15. Convergence adjustment TIPS (on JVC X70)

    Home Theater Projectors
    I have some questions about setting my convergence perfect on my JVC RS55. First of all, why is there a pixel adjustment menu in the service menu of the RS55? Is it the intention to FIRST set it about as perfect as possible here and only AFTER this fine-tune it in the actual menu settings of the...
  16. Drywall hints and tips

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hey Guys and Gals, I am just finishing up mudding and taping and learned quite a bit along the way and wanted to pass on some tips and tricks that I learned that will hopefully make someone elses life easier. It really isn't very hard to save yourself a few grand. If you take your time you...
  17. I get my PanasonicTC-P65VT50 65-Inch plasma tomorrow. Any tips??

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Hi All, After busting my hump at work, I figured I deserved a new display so I went and bought the 65" Panny VT50. It's my first plasma and I'm upgrading from a 61" JVC LCOS display that I bought in 2007. I'm hoping it will be worth the money and I'll notice a difference. I needed a 3D blu ray...
  18. SDX10 tips for slam?

    Creative Sound Solutions
    Hi guys. I already have the TRIO12 with 2 PRs in a big 24" box. It can dig pretty deep (20 Hz: 120 dB @ 1 meter). However, I want to feel more impact for 'gunshot type action acenes'. I am looking for a bit more "in-your-chest-slam" which I assume is more mid-bass? I have a hole in my bass...
  19. Building new HT setup, looking for tips

    System Setup and Connection
    Hey there- new user here. I happened across this site via finding Room EQ, and having browsed around the forums, the regulars come across very helpful and knowledgable. This post is part history, part review, and seeking advice, so it's sort of long! I have recently embarked on building a new...
  20. Tips for rackmounting heaaaaavy gear?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I've never had problems with rackmounting light gear (light being say - 20 lbs or less). Or rackmounting server hardware for that matter (because of the rails). Does anyone have any tips or tricks for rackmounting heavy gear like amps that have ears? I've always struggled with an effective way...